Letters assigned to picking-hand fingers with classical guitar fingerstyle technique

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Written by Sam Blakelock
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In classical guitar, the acronym PIMA indicates which fingers of the picking hand should be used to play each note.
The letters are derived from the Spanish word for each finger. Pulgar = thumb, Indice = index finger, Medio = middle finger, Anular = ring finger

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